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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By snarf
Rider weight, gearing, surface conditions, wind...

Rider weight, gearing, surface conditions, wind resistance.. with all that being perfect, i'd say 75+ ? It just takes a while to get up there. :)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,663
Posted By snarf
I happen to like that world :) Toss a PWK or a...

I happen to like that world :) Toss a PWK or a FCR on somethin' and I'm happy :)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,663
Posted By snarf
Err.. virtually all? lol. Seriously...

Err.. virtually all? lol.



Seriously dude, did you even read my post before you copy/pasted out of your clymers?

I'm not talking about EPA and federally regulated throttle bodies, or CV...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,663
Posted By snarf
You guys are mistaken if you think the push cable...

You guys are mistaken if you think the push cable will be able to overpower the pull cable, in the event of a cable jamming up. That's not what it was designed for.

Ever ridden a 500 two stroke?...
Forum: Racing 02-28-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,242
Posted By snarf
you guys are making it sound like he's going to...

you guys are making it sound like he's going to try to clear all the triples on his first day out.. sheesh.

Just go have fun man. Its dumb to put lots of $$$ into the WRR to make it something it...
Forum: Racing 02-28-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,242
Posted By snarf
Don't listen to Crash217- he makes it sound like...

Don't listen to Crash217- he makes it sound like your bike will explode as soon as you take it on the course. :D

Honestly, if the track is hardpack, those tires wont be too bad.. but if its...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,835
Posted By snarf
That's a shortcoming of poor habits. If you...

That's a shortcoming of poor habits. If you shouldn't be braking.. don't use the brakes :)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-19-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,572
Posted By snarf
This is pretty much what I do. I also look for...

This is pretty much what I do. I also look for niche bikes, things that are unusual or rare for some reason. the big money makers are the exoctics that dont run. Its also important to know your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-07-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,835
Posted By snarf
One on the clutch, one on the front brake at all...

One on the clutch, one on the front brake at all times. its something I learned in dirt.. It helps me to 'point' the bike where i want it to go, lets me have better throttle control, easier.... just...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-18-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 13,477
Posted By snarf
I'll be out of town this weekend, doing a fly and...

I'll be out of town this weekend, doing a fly and ride tp [ick up my new-to-me wee strom. I'll definetly be jumping in on the photo tags from then onward.

We should do some wichita based adv...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-07-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By snarf
Awesome man!! Can anyone come? If so ill be...

Awesome man!! Can anyone come? If so ill be there!
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,174
Posted By snarf
I think $300 is a fair offer.. wouldnt go higher...

I think $300 is a fair offer.. wouldnt go higher than that. I also wouldnt restore it. Part that sucker out! You'll spend a LOT of time and $ trying to get her running again.. and after all that is...
Forum: Racing 01-28-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,768
Posted By snarf
Difference in riding styles, I'd guess. I've...

Difference in riding styles, I'd guess. I've historcally gotten really good mileage out of my tanks.. I short shift a lot and carry momentum. I dont go WOT very often. I'm sure you probably ride that...
Forum: Racing 01-28-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,768
Posted By snarf
Most of the time, guys allready mix the premix...

Most of the time, guys allready mix the premix in, before they take the fuel to the fuel stops.

2T uses more fuel than a 4T?

If its not jetted right, sure they do. My 300 sips gas, why?...
Forum: Racing 01-28-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,768
Posted By snarf
Sure they do. 500s used to rule the desert for...

Sure they do. 500s used to rule the desert for years and years.
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By snarf
That sure sounds like the throttle slide bouncing...

That sure sounds like the throttle slide bouncing around. If you twist and chop the throttle with the bike off, and let the slide bottom out, it makes EXACTLY that sound. Id check throttle cable...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-04-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,587,085
Posted By snarf
Here's a few of mine, taken on a trip to Ohio...

Here's a few of mine, taken on a trip to Ohio several years ago..

http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b141/hobbes831/Ohio/e4e3da27.jpg
...
Forum: Face plant 10-31-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,677
Posted By snarf
You coulda totally ridden that drop off out.. you...

You coulda totally ridden that drop off out.. you mightve ran into the other jump face, but that would sure beat a 5-7 foot dead drop. Im glad you're OK, for the most part! Those 'no-see-ums' will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,457
Posted By snarf
Just ride like you have a glass of water on your...

Just ride like you have a glass of water on your tank thats nearly full, and you dont want to spill any of it.
Forum: Face plant 10-01-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,295
Posted By snarf
I've never understood the lengths some guys go to...

I've never understood the lengths some guys go to to pre-scrub their tires.. Just ride the damn thing and dont be stupid for 30 miles.. youll be fine.
Forum: Face plant 08-30-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 18,666
Posted By snarf
I've raced for years, so I totally get the 'get...

I've raced for years, so I totally get the 'get back up and go NOW!!!' mindset.. but damn thats impressive seeing ya do that after a deerstrike.

You sir, are a stud. Well done.
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By snarf
Grind your steering stops down until you're happy.

Grind your steering stops down until you're happy.
Forum: Trials 08-15-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,523
Posted By snarf
Wow!!! That thing looks amazing!

Wow!!! That thing looks amazing!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By snarf
LOL he didnt save a high-side, he ran off the...

LOL he didnt save a high-side, he ran off the damn road.
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,478
Posted By snarf
LIES!! There is NO SUCH THING as a good-working...

LIES!! There is NO SUCH THING as a good-working Dellorto!
Forum: Face plant 07-12-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,132
Posted By snarf
Agreed- delete your posts here and SUE THE SHIT...

Agreed- delete your posts here and SUE THE SHIT OUT OF THAT BITCH!

EDIT- then bang her mom.
Forum: Face plant 06-11-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,994
Posted By snarf
Well, I didnt mean to not replace the things the...

Well, I didnt mean to not replace the things the OP smashed up- rather, don't cry about it too much. He would've bashed most of that stuff up in his first few rides, anyways.

Most average street...
Forum: Face plant 06-08-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,994
Posted By snarf
Im glad you're OK man! Dont worry about the bike...

Im glad you're OK man! Dont worry about the bike too much- most of that stuff you wouldve smashed or broken on your first real dirt excursion, anyways.

Practice those stops man! :)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,056
Posted By snarf
I have over 25 years exp riding dirt and street. ...

I have over 25 years exp riding dirt and street.


Dirt is safer.

You will likely bang yourself up more often offroad, but its much more likely to get killed on the street. SUV's,...
Forum: Face plant 05-11-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,308
Posted By snarf
Aww snap... that was NUTS! Best wishes to your...

Aww snap... that was NUTS! Best wishes to your buddy! Hope he heals up fast!
Forum: Racing 05-09-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 26,733
Posted By snarf
Awesome pics man! Thanks for sharing!

Awesome pics man! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Racing 05-02-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 25,811
Posted By snarf
Hey Andrew- AWESOME review of the dirtwise...

Hey Andrew-

AWESOME review of the dirtwise school- I'm going to one with Raines in a few weeks and im all jacked up about it!

One tip I've learned from breaking lots of things is to use zip...
Forum: Racing 05-02-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,116
Posted By snarf
Thats a modified 550 in a more current KTM PDS...

Thats a modified 550 in a more current KTM PDS frame. Its probably around a 94-96 550 engine. The logos have been shaved, but the cylinder reed intake gives it away.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-30-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7,653
Views: 6,895,723
Posted By snarf
My wife and I on our wedding day, about a year...

My wife and I on our wedding day, about a year ago..

http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b141/hobbes831/LD.png

She's not a rider herself, but she loves riding two-up. SHe loves my M900.....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,019
Posted By snarf
On the street, I blip [or rev-match] downshifts...

On the street, I blip [or rev-match] downshifts all the time, save for going from 2nd to 1st.

In the dirt, I rarely ever revmatch, as the engine braking can REALLY haul your speed down fast.....
Forum: Face plant 02-27-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 617,568
Posted By snarf
Hey Dale! I hope you're doing better every day...

Hey Dale! I hope you're doing better every day over there! It took me some time to read through this thread [and I havent covered it all just yet], but I've got to say- you are a hero.. To be able...
Forum: Face plant 02-16-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,861
Posted By snarf
Yeaa..... I've done that too!!

Yeaa..... I've done that too!!
Forum: Face plant 02-16-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,637
Posted By snarf
I'm glad your buddy is OK! That is definetly one...

I'm glad your buddy is OK! That is definetly one of the worst things to watch happen in front of you. It's really easy to lose concentration for a moment or two... I know, it's happened to me before....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,681
Posted By snarf
I always post no joy rides, and full price in...

I always post no joy rides, and full price in cash in hand before you can test ride it, just to weed out the dipshits. The one or two times I havent posted that, I've had these assclowns ask me to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,729
Posted By snarf
There is quite a difference between a KTM 525,...

There is quite a difference between a KTM 525, and a XRR or XRL... come on guys..

The real question is this; Are you going to DS more, or race more?

If you're going to race more, get the...
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